-- John W. Heisman did not pose for the Heisman Trophy--a 1930s FB from NYU named Ed Smith did. Isn't that like finding out the person who posed for the Oscar was Oscar Meyer? ... Injured Jets DB Darrele Revis: "I won't touch the field unless I'm 100 percent." All athletes play hurt. Best example, Yankees' Mickey Mantle, who for much of his career was unable to properly get into a car. In 1964, in medical terms, he played though very close to a cripple ... Jets WR Braylon Edwards was recently arrested on a DUI. If it's anything like the rest of his career of muffed passes, the charges will be dropped ... Eleven NFL teams will have blackouts this fall ... Giants RB Brandon Jacobs threw his helmet into the stands last month and received a $10,000 penalty from the league. Add in loss of down for intentional grounding ... The world's oldest man turned 114 on Tuesday in Montana. He said his fondest childhood memory was watching Brett Favre play quarterback ... One sign your football team wasn't ready for the season--the field goal kicker was still trying to get over the Arizona border.
-- According to Alice , Justin Timberlake's half eaten French toast sold for more than $3,000 on eBay.
-- Possible career move for actor Derek Jeter--how about WWE pro wrestling? Can you picture his antics from Hank Aaron, Stan Musial or Cal Ripken? ... A New York Times report discovered a large number of criminals have been commiting their crimes while wearing Yankee caps or clothing. For many fans, it's the only way they can pay for tickets ... MLB Network now airs live coverage of batting practice. What's next--"Whirlpool 2 Nite"? ... White Sox signed Manny Ramirez and made him their DH--Designated Headcase.
-- Preseason college hoops consensus: 1- Michigan State; 2 - Duke; 3 - Purdue; 4 - Kansas ... Former Michigan point guard Rumeal Robinson was convicted of borrowing $700,000 in a fraud scheme. He spent $44,000 on cars and $2,000 on a really nice dog!
-- The U.S. for the first time is holding the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. It is seen as the second biggest American equine event ever, after when Mr. Ed first spoke.
-- In closing, Phil Coraccio tells us when he becomes an old coot, he will carry a little whisk broom and brush the dandruff from people's shoulders.
(Some of the information in this column was obtained from other news organizations)